SciencePG is a prominent academic publishing platform committed to the open-access model of scholarly research dissemination. With a portfolio of over 300 high-quality, peer-reviewed journals spanning a multitude of disciplines (see our journal list for detailed information), we are dedicated to fostering an efficient, transparent, and ethical publishing environment.
This section serves as a comprehensive guide, outlining essential policies, procedures, and roles. It's designed to help our editorial board members acquaint themselves with our standards and practices in order to uphold the integrity and quality of our publication process.
The editorial board is a vital element of a journal. It comprises a team of eminent individuals who are experts in the journal's specific field. The reputation and academic credentials of editorial board members significantly contribute to a journal's standing and quality. As ambassadors of SciencePG's journals, they play a crucial role in upholding and enhancing the scholarly integrity of our publications.
Joining SciencePG's Editorial Board is an opportunity to be recognized as an expert in your field and to contribute to the peer review process of cutting-edge research. By acting as an editorial board member, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of research in your field and be part of a community of like-minded researchers.
As part of the community of SciencePG, our editorial board members hold a pivotal role. They not only oversee the quality and relevance of manuscripts but also contribute to the shaping and progression of our journals. As an editorial board member with SciencePG, you can expect to be at the cutting edge of developments in your field, interacting with peers, and gaining valuable insights into the publishing landscape.
The Responsibilities of Editorial Board Members:
|Advise on journal policy and scope.
|Review submitted manuscripts.
|Assist the editor(s) in decision-making over issues such as plagiarism claims and submissions.
|Attract new authors and submissions.
|Promote the journal among your colleagues and peers.
|Assess the relevance and appropriateness of proposed Special Issues within the scope of the journal.
|Propose a Special Issue and serve as the lead guest editor.
As an Editorial Board Member, You will Benefit from:
|Enhance your academic influence and enrich your resume.
|Receive a certificate acknowledging your contributions to the journal.
|Have your name listed on the journal website.
|Gain access to the latest research in advance and make new contacts in your research field.
|Network with other scholars in your field and broaden your academic connectivity.
|Enjoy special discounts on Article Processing Charges.
At SciencePG, we believe that our editorial board members play crucial roles in maintaining the high standard and integrity of our journals. To ensure that we have a team of competent and dedicated individuals steering the academic direction of our publications, we have certain qualifications and requirements that need to be met by potential applicants.
Our qualifications and requirements for a potential editorial board member are as follows:
|A minimum of 4 years of research or professional experience in the relevant field of the applied journal.
|A minimum of 5 publications on the same topic as the applied journal.
|Priority will be given to applicants who hold the rank of associate professor or higher, or who occupy an equivalent position in their field.
|Having relevant working experience in editorial roles or similar positions will be preferred.
By adhering to these criteria, we guarantee that our editorial board members are well-prepared to guide the direction and uphold the quality of our diverse scientific publications.
As an editorial board member, you can consider creating a Special Issue to enhance your academic influence. Special Issues initiated by editorial board members will receive priority consideration. We offer a wealth of resources to help you navigate the process. From gathering your guest editor team and organizing your proposal, to disseminating your Call for Papers and managing submissions, we will guide you every step of the way.
All editorial board members at SciencePG carry the crucial responsibility of maintaining the integrity of our editorial procedures at all times.
Editorial board members are responsible for upholding and advocating SciencePG's Ethical Policies consistently, ensuring the implementation of these guidelines when necessary.
Editorial board members are expected to protect the confidentiality of the peer review process.
When reviewing or making the final decision on a manuscript, editorial board members should account for potential conflicts of interest, the accuracy and objectivity of research findings, the adequacy of the data and methods for replication, and the relevance of the submission to the journal's scope.
Editorial board members should collaborate with authors, reviewers, and fellow editorial board members, ensuring they are well-versed with SciencePG’s ethical and publishing policies. They should act in a fair, unbiased, and timely manner in all ethical concerns.
Editorial board members should demonstrate high personal integrity in their role, actively managing scenarios where a conflict of interest may arise, or appears to be so.
Concerns about ethical issues, plagiarism, duplicate publication, permissions, and other matters of research integrity should be reported to the SciencePG Editorial Office immediately.